Employment Discrimination

The Firm represents numerous individuals who have been discriminated against in their employment in both federal and state courts, sometimes seeking temporary restraining orders or preliminary injunctions, and has informally negotiated resolutions without judicial intervention. The Firm has won or reached favorable resolutions in cases alleging discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, personal beliefs, and status as a victim of domestic violence. The Firm has also litigated many cases alleging retaliation and sexual harassment. Given the sensitive nature of these matters, many of these cases are settled confidentially.

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Representative Cases

  • Litigated an action in federal court on behalf of a woman who suffered a sexual assault at her office, by her supervisor, and was then retaliated against when she reported it.
  • Negotiated a significant settlement for a woman who was sexually harassed for months, and then assaulted, by her boss.
  • Filed a charge with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a woman who was fired from her job at a national retail establishment after she told them she was pregnant.
  • Successfully mediated a resolution of an action on behalf of three employees who endured years of sexual harassment at a high-end restaurant.
  • Negotiated a confidential settlement on behalf of a woman whose employer terminated her after she requested a reasonable accommodation because she was a victim of domestic violence.
  • Negotiated a confidential settlement for an executive at a financial firm who was terminated due to his age.